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Day 3: San Sebastian, Hitchcock and Pintxos: Karen and Dom's Spanish Road Trip

It’s all about food and films.

Love the pinchos – sometimes spelt pintxos. These are tapas dishes served in every bar you go into from breakfast to last orders. 185 more words


Aug. 11: Historic amusement park + yes, more pintxos!

Stayed up really late last night (till 4 a.m.) setting up hosting and finally getting a skeleton up at LetsTravelSpain.com. So I got up around 10, then met two students to go to Monte Igueldo, which has an amusement park that hasn’t changed since 1912 — plus incredible views, so prepare for pictures. 468 more words

Basque Country

Aug. 10: Pintxo class and beautiful San Sebastián evening

I taught class this morning — theme: the film Fuera de carta — and I feel like the class went quite well. I have wonderful students. 346 more words

Basque Country

San Sebastian - Pinxtos and Squid Trainera

Our main reason for going to go to San Sebastian this summer was the food.  We wanted to bar hop and drink the traditional basque white wine, txakoli, all the while sampling lots of different pintxos.   725 more words


Tasty Tapas at Taste of London

Since joining the blogosphere, trending hashtags have led me into a realm of annual festivities that I never would have imagined even existed.

When the three words, “World Chocolate Day”, start appearing on everyone’s Twitter feeds, I can’t help but scroll through my gallery to see which of my decadent cocoa-filled treats I can upload before rummaging through my drawers at home for the remnants of an old Milka bar. 940 more words

Foods & Feasts

King Street Crawl

Earlier this year, we spent an incredible week eating and drinking our way through Bilbao and San Sebastián, Spain.  In the Basque Country, pintxos (Basque for tapas), rather than traditional meals, rule the restaurant scene.   1,135 more words


A selection of pintxos

Item: A selection of pintxos
Date: July 8, 2017
Location: Eneperi, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Basque Country (Spain)

I gotta say that I fell in love with pintxos in the Basque Country and maybe even prefer them over tapas in some cities in Spain…*gasp*! 33 more words